ABERCROMBIE and Kent has included India in its Islands and Retreats brochure following a study of customer preferences.

Managing director Mike Jones said: “The brochure is the culmination of months of in-depth research into what our customers, both existing and prospective, are looking for.”

In India, the upmarket operator is featuring the 80-room Ananda Hotel in the Himalayas. Prices lead in at £1,395 for seven nights including breakfast and lunch.

The operator’s programme puts particular emphasis on the Caribbean with new properties in Barbuda, Jamaica, and Barbados. Product for the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Mauritius and the Seychelles has also been expanded.